Book Chapter

Directors' Duties and Whistleblowing

Rosemary Langford, Sulette Lombard, Vivienne Brand, Janet Austin

Corporate Whistleblowing Regulation: Theory, Practice, and Design | Springer Nature | Published : 2020

Abstract

The relationship between whistleblowing and directors' duties is not straightforward. Directors' core duties (duty of care, duties to act in good faith in the interests of the company and for proper purposes, and duties to avoid unauthorised conflicts and profits) are owed to the company and not directly to whistleblowers or employees.

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